Access to healthcare and financial risk protection for older adults in Mexico

David Canning and Michael Reich recently co-authored a study in BMJ analyzing the effects of Social Security and Seguro Popular health insurances in Mexico. Previous studies have documented the benefits of these insurances as compared to no insurance, but how do they compare to each other?

Social Security assets & solvency overestimated, studies find

Two new studies co-authored by faculty member Gary King, PhD,  find that the Social Security Administration’s forecasts have been  overstating the health of the program since 2000. The studies, one in the Journal of Economic Perspectives, and the other in the journal Political Analysis, have received media attention in Forbes, Harvard Gazette, CNBC, and HNGN, … Continue reading “Social Security assets & solvency overestimated, studies find”